Phoenix employees, family
and friends were part of over
17,000 local residents who
participated in the Phoenix "Race
for the Cure." The 5km walk/run
was a benefit for the Susan G.
Kormen Breast Cancer Research
With temperatures in the 90-
degree range, walkers and runners
battled the warm weather and hot
pavement to raise money for such
a good cause.
The O'Neil-designed T-shirts
included the W.E. Care phrase
along with the pink ribbon that has
become the national icon for this
The project was initiated and
orchestrated by Allison Suriano,
Project Manager with O'Neil, who
not only got people personally
The O'Neil team, showing members' smiles and creative T-shirt design.
From L to R: Stephanie Tatro, Tom Tatro, Patty (Joe's friend), Joyce Meek,
Joe Micelli, Julie Kendrick, Ernie Biebrich, Allison Suriano, Julie's dad, Beth
Thomas, Steve Zalesko, Pat Donahoe, Amy Ordorica and Amy's daughter,
Phoenix Participates in Race for the Cure
Tucson's Dena Ferro, Virginia Miller, Barb Tackett & Veronica Galley.
On November 12, 1999, T.L.
Roof & Associates honored Tom
Roof with a retirement party at
The Westin La Paloma Resort.
Over 300 guests, including the
presidents of all O'Neil
companies, were in attendance to
celebrate nearly 20 years of
Tom's leadership of T.L. Roof.
Special guest on hand to present
Tom's retirement gift from the
company was Congressman Jim
Kolbe, (R Dist 5).
The mantle of leadership is
now in the enthusiastic hands of
Tommy Roof. Please help us
thank Tom for his years of
dedication and welcome Tommy
as our new president.
Above, Tom & Congressman Kolbe.
Top right, Chicago's Mike Faron,
Phoenix's Jimmie and George
Hulstrom. Middle right, Tucson's
Ralph Davis presenting Tom with
gifts from superintendents. Bottom
right, Chicago's Pat and Mary
O'Neil & Los Angeles' Brian Ramsay.
Tom Roof Retires
involved but also challenged some
to apply their creative ideas by
designing a T-shirt for the O'Neil
team to wear.
According to Allison, "We
had a great time showing our sup-
port. Thanks to all the partici-
pants; hope to see you next year."